60 days in Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Ayutthaya
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Ayutthaya
— 2 nights
Fly to Phuket, Shuttle to Khao Lak
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Khao Lak
— 5 nights
Drive
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 8 nights
Bus to Krabi, Fly to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 7 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 4 nights
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Ko Kut
— 2 nights
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Pattaya
— 4 nights
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Ayutthaya

— 2 nights
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Chaiwatthanaram and Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Maha That. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rat Praditthan and steep yourself in history at Historic City of Ayutthaya.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ayutthaya trip planning tool.

Prague, Czech Republic to Ayutthaya is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in December; daily highs in Ayutthaya reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:

Khao Lak

— 5 nights
A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to White Sand Beach and Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery. Get outdoors at Phang Nga Elephant Park and Hongs of Phang Nga. Explore Khao Lak's surroundings by going to Cheow Lan Lake (in Ban Ta Khun) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). It doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Khao Lak trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Ayutthaya to Khao Lak takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. December in Khao Lak sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 11:

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 5 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Green Elephant Sanctuary Park and Monkey Hill. Take a break from the city and head to Sea Bees Diving - Chalong and Freedom Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Phuket Town: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn), Karon (Karon Viewpoint & Spas) and Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach (in Kata Beach). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), and get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Khao Lak to Phuket Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In December, daytime highs in Phuket Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 16:

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Step out of the city life by going to Long Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kantiang Bay and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker tool.

Ride a ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 21st (Wed), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

Ko Lipe

— 2 nights
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll through Pattaya Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunrise Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lipe in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lipe, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Lipe can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:

Krabi Town

— 8 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kon-Tiki Krabi Diving & Snorkeling Center - Krabi and Tup Island. Take a break from the city and head to Ko Hong and Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, surround yourself with nature on Krabi Nature Horse Riding, step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nopparat Thara Beach.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Krabi Town day trip planning website.

Getting from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — Jan 1:

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 7 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Plai Laem and Scuba & Snorkeling. Escape the urban bustle at Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Maenam Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) in Maret (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Classic International Suits, admire all the interesting features of Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and kick back and relax at Choeng Mon Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bophut holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bophut in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, Bophut is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 8:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 4 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Get outdoors at Haad Yao Beach and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Salad Beach and Haad Rin. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, head outdoors with Haad Yuan Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan online itinerary planner.

Getting from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about an hour. In January, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 12:

Koh Tao

— 4 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Get outdoors at Climbing Tours and Ao Tanot Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Easy Divers - Koh Nang Yuan. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay, kick back and relax at Sairee Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Koh Nang Yuan.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Ko Kut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:

Ko Kut

— 2 nights
Ko Kut, a group of islands off the eastern shore of Thailand, remains a quiet holiday retreat with undeveloped beaches, calm waters, and a pristine jungle.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Khlong Chao Waterfalls and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through The Old Trees and then admire the sheer force of Huang Nam Keaw Waterfall.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Kut trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koh Tao to Ko Kut. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Koh Tao in January since evenings lows in Ko Kut dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Ko Kut

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:

Pattaya

— 4 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ramayana Water Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pattaya: Khao Kheow Open Zoo (in Si Racha) and Khao Chi Chan Buddha (in Na Chom Thian). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Art in Paradise Pattaya, browse the different shops at CentralFestival Pattaya Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pattaya road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ko Kut to Pattaya. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pattaya

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 22:

Chiang Mai

— 9 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get outdoors at Elephant Rescue Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siam Rice Thai Cookery School and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park, delve into the distant past at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take in the pleasant sights at Doi Pui Mong Hill Tribe Village.

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Traveling by flight from Pattaya to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pattaya in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 19°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 31:

Thailand travel guide

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Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.